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Recommending Books for Purchase (Bulletin 21 - May 2018): Career Management
Featuring the world-famous CIRCLES Method(tm). Endorsed by Google recruiters. Praised by Business Insider. Seeking a product management position? Get Decode and Conquer, the world's first book on preparing you for the product management (PM) interview. Author and professional interview coach, Lewis C. Lin provides you with an industry insider's perspective on how to conquer the most difficult PM interview questions. Decode and Conquer reveals: Frameworks for tackling product design and metrics questions, including the famous CIRCLES Method(tm), AARM Method(tm), and DIGS Method(tm) Biggest mistakes PM candidates make at the interview and how to avoid them Insider tips on just what interviewers are looking for and how to answer so they can't say NO to hiring you Sample answers for the most important PM interview questions Questions and answers covered in the book include: Design a new iPad app for Google Spreadsheet. Brainstorm as many algorithms as possible for recommending Twitter followers. You're the CEO of the Yellow Cab taxi service. How do you respond to Uber? You're part of the Google Search web spam team. How would you detect duplicate websites? The billboard industry is under monetized. How can Google create a new product or offering to address this? Land that Dream Product Manager Job. Recommended by Executives from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Oracle & VMWare
Disrupt Your Career by Antoine Tirard; Claire Harbour-Lyell
Publication Date: 2017-10-13
Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc.
Professionals face many critical crossroads in their careers, sometimes unpredictable, sometimes more expected, but for which they were often not truly prepared. This book discusses many such career transitions - from leaving a corporation to joining a non-profit, evolving from athlete to executive, or returning to a former employer. Using the stories of 50 leaders from all over the world, the authors describe what provokes the change, the challenges it creates, how the individual is surviving the transition, and what effective leaders do to navigate and grow from it. Disrupt Your Career offers a simple, easy-to-use framework to help make the most of any uncharted transition. Drawing on examples of a wide range of companies, it also provides recommendations to help organizations better acquire, develop and retain talent.
Secrets of the Product Manager Interview by Lewis Lin
Publication Date: 2017-02-16
Publisher : Impact Interview
Winning Letters That Overcome Barriers to Employment by Daniel Porot; Frances Bolles Haynes
Publication Date: 2006-05-23
Publisher : Impact Publications
You are what you write when it comes to introducing yourself to prospective employers. However, many job seekers, including those with red flags in their backgrounds, underestimate the importance of letters and thus fail to make a good impression when looking for a job. This book shows how to write effective letters that observe proper rules and etiquette as well as use persuasive language. It shows how to build a letter using a fail-safe 12-step approach that covers everything from the sender's name and address to the postscript. It includes answers to the most frequently asked questions about employment letters, examples of powerful job achievement statements, sample letters designed to overcome barriers to employment, and much more.